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Elevation: 6,245 ft 1,903 m
GPS: 42.06739, -113.70894
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The primarily east facing portion of Elephant Rock is the most popular and most populated section of the formation. With two of the most classic lines at the City, and basically no approach, its no surprise why its difficult to be alone here.

Crack lines, face climbs, and barely featured slabs are the lure. Mostly moderate, the east face of Elephant Rock will not disappoint. Understand this is a heavily traveled area, please respect other visiting climbers by being courteous of your time and theirs.

A traditional feel still holds strong with the east face of Elephant Rock, there are a few fixed anchors, be expected to build your own anchor on top for nearly all routes. Climbers are encouraged to use designated rappel anchors or use the 3rd class scramble/down-climb on the northwest end. A 70 meter rope is strongly advised and very helpful for the taller routes of the east face. A 60 meter rope will get you down from the anchors of Just Say No, but just barely, so watch your ends and expect a little down-climbing if this is all you have.

Morning sun / Afternoon shade.

Getting There Suggest change

Take Emery Canyon Road north until you reach the remarkable and unmistakable Elephant Rock. Park at the pullout and follow the well formed trail to the base. Be mindful not to block the gate on the right of the lot.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Elephant Rock - East

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 1,012
Wheat Thin
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 646
Columbian Crack
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 870
Rye Crisp
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c X
 52
Sinsemilla
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
 319
Just Say No
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 335
The Pygmies Got Stoned
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 29
Pretzel Logic
Trad, Sport
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 41
Tres Amigos
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 44
Heironimous Bosch
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Wheat Thin
 1,012
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Columbian Crack
 646
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Rye Crisp
 870
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Sinsemilla
 52
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c X Trad
Just Say No
 319
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13 Sport
The Pygmies Got Stoned
 335
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Pretzel Logic
 29
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, Sport
Tres Amigos
 41
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Sport
Heironimous Bosch
 44
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
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